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Mangaluru : MU VC sees need to translate works of Amrut Someshwar

Mangaluru : MU VC sees need to translate works of Amrut Someshwar


Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, May 15, 2015: Addressing a gathering at a function organised by Halasangi Geleyara Prathisthana, Vijayapura and the Kannada Sahitya Parishat at the residence of  scholar Amrut  Someshwar.

K ByrappaVice-Chancellor of Mangalore University K. Byrappa  on may 14,  Thursday said that there is a need to translate the works of scholar Amrut Someshwar in to other languages.  VC Byrappa added  the S.V. Parameshwara Bhatta Institute of Kannada Studies at the university could organise a series of lectures on the works of  scholar Someshwar.

In addition, a study chair after him could be opened.  The 80-year-old  scholar  was felicitated for his contribution to Kannada and Tulu literature.   K. Chinnappa Gowda, a professor of Kannada at Mangalore, said that Tulu Samputa, Yakshagana Samputa, and Paddana Samputa of Mr. Someshwar deserved the Kendra Sahitya Academy Award.  The prathisthana presented him a cash award of Rs. 51,000, a memento and a citation.  Kannada Sahitya Parishat also presented him a memento. Many language leaders and  enthusiasts were present.


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